First Beamer Presentation with LaTeX and Sublime Text 2

Sublime Text 2 - LaTeX

This tutorial will walk you through the creation of your first beamer presentation using LaTeX and Sublime Text 2. I will assume you have at least made your first PDF with LaTeX in Sublime Text 2 (Mac-specific setup instructions). Create beamer_test.tex Start by opening Sublime Text 2, and saving a new document as “beamer_test.tex“. On […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
Japan

abenomics

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration The third arrow of Abenomics: Misfire Illustrator’s Notes This one’s pretty straight forward and there’s actually two articles that use the same imagery of the third arrow of “Abenomics” (see Shinzō Abe, current Prime Minister of Japan). I really couldn’t believe there wasn’t one image of an arrow and […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
Iran

Sanctions and Moonshine

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration Iran and alcohol: Wet and dry Illustrator’s Notes I personally enjoy local moonshine and thought it was interesting that sanctions with negative intentions would aid the business of Armenia’s moonshine industry. Perhaps due to the sanctions, Iran will come around to ending their prohibition and begin a more nuanced […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
Pakistan

http://economistry.com/2013/06/the-economist-illustrated-pakistan-2/

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration Dealing with Pakistan’s extremists: The hawk and the dove Illustrator’s Notes This article had some really accurate and fun imagery so I just went straight for a direct illustration. The hawk represents the army chief of Pakistan and the dove represents the incoming prime minister. While they bicker about […]

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Economic Data Resources: South Africa

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If, like me, you become interested in analyzing post-Apartheid South Africa, you will need to find as much good-quality data as you can get your hands on. Here are links to sources that I found useful: (Please add any resources you think are lacking in the comments below. I will update this post as I […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
Gulf of Guinea

http://economistry.com/2013/06/the-economist-illustrated-gulf-of-guinea/

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration The Gulf of Guinea: Another Somalia? Illustrator’s Notes I wanted to work out a modern interpretation of the classic pirate skull by pairing it with a modern gun. I also placed an American Bald Eagle who’s technically tied down to an anchor, but with a long leash. This is […]

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Using SourceTree and Git for Research (Part 2): Bitbucket

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In the first part of this tutorial we created a local git repository with SourceTree, committed a change, and reviewed the commit history. Make sure you have either already completed the previous part of this tutorial, or that you already have a repository on SourceTree you want to link up with Bitbucket.org. Making a remote […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
Pakistan

pakistan

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration Pakistan’s waning feudalism: Gone with the wind Illustrator’s Notes I combined a few references made within the article to assemble an image of Jamshed Dasti. Since he’s the son of a wrestler I gave him a traditional wrestler’s mask and made sure to include the last sentence of the […]

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Using SourceTree and Git for Research (Part 1)

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A Version control system (VCS) helps you manage changes to documents and programs. This goes beyond using Track Changes in Microsoft Word. For example, you can revert to older versions of a LaTeX document or program written in Stata, SAS, or R. With a distributed version control system (DVCS), you can track changes to all […]

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The Economist Illustrated:
India

angry_indians

Illustrated by: Joel Hopler The Inspiration Angry young Indians: What a waste Illustrator’s Notes For this illustration, I wanted to showcase the experience of India’s youth as being represented by the goat pulling a cart. Down below, the goat can see a worse fate for itself in the goat head on a plater. Above is […]

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